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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 0:59:50 to 1:02:45
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Bobby L. Rush

0:59:46 to 1:00:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: economy into the gutter, the rest of the world will do the same? america should not be the first lemming to jump off a cliff because nancy pelosi, al gore and others are convinced china and india will follows over the ledge.

Bobby L. Rush

0:59:50 to 1:02:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bobby L. Rush

Bobby L. Rush

1:00:07 to 1:00:27( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: republicans have a plan to invest in more energy here y vote on this plan. i urge my colleagues to vote no. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: i'm pleased to yield to the gentleman from illinois who made sure in this legislation, among other im

Bobby L. Rush

1:00:28 to 1:00:48( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: looked out for the interests of low-income people. mr. rush, i want to yield a minute and a half. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. rush: i want to thank the gentleman and i want to thank you, madam speaker. today marks a historic chance to move our great country forward and transform our economy for the demands of the

Bobby L. Rush

1:00:49 to 1:01:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: 21st century. i fully support this bill, it will not only make our country more efficient and energy efficient, opportunities for our citizens while opening an entirely new sector of our economy. i must begin by thanking chairman waxman and chairman markey for their hardworking

Bobby L. Rush

1:01:11 to 1:01:32( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: staffs and for all the work they've done to improve this bill as it made its way through the legislative process and onto the floor today. with the chairman's help, we were able to strengthen this legislation by not only protecting low, moderate and middle income families from rising energy costs, but also providing real assistance for

Bobby L. Rush

1:01:33 to 1:01:55( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: communities like the one i represent for new career pathways to move out poverty and into quality career oriented jobs in construction and energy-related fields. some of these provisions that we were able to get in the bill are the low-income allowances, 60% of all the total allowances

Bobby L. Rush

1:01:56 to 1:02:17( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: go to low-income people. local -- targeted hiring for middle class careers in construction. low-income community energy efficiency programs. this low energy income efficient program will provide loans, assistance and grants to community organizations to

Bobby L. Rush

1:02:18 to 1:02:38( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: provide financing to minority entrepreneurs. can i have an additional 30 seconds? mr. waxman: i yield the gentleman an additional 30 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. rush: the program which i worked with the gentlelady from california, ms. waters, as well as my colleague from vermont, mr. welch, is a program that

Bobby L. Rush

1:02:39 to 1:02:46( Edit History Discussion )

Bobby L. Rush: provides grants to pubc

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